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08-November-2014
08-November-2014

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A monument commmemorates the civilian and military personnel who worked at the South Brisbane Graving Dock, and the crews of the ships repaired and maintained during World War Two.

Location

Address:412 Stanley Street, Queensland Maritime Museum, South Brisbane, 4101
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.482018
Long: 153.025588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:07-December-1941
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Dedicated to the civilian and service personnel who worked at the South Brisbane Graving Dock and to the crews of the ships repaired and maintained in the dock during the Pacific War from 7 December 1941 to 15 August 1945.

This dock was built by the Queensland Colonial Government in 1881 to service the Colonial Navy and Dredge Fleet together with passenger and cargo ships that played a key role in the development of Queensland.

The dock also played a major part in World War 1 servicing both Naval and merchant vessels.

 

Source: MA
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